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Aiken, Andrew, fl1819 (Secretary to the Royal Society of Arts)

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Letter from William Cragg to Andrew Aiken, 1819-06-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 55-59
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Eight letters from Cragg concerning his proposal for finding longitude by a ship's reckoning using a compass and charts, without the assistance of celestial lights or books of calculation. Includes charts for sailing [RGO 14/39: 53] and [RGO 14/39: 68v].

Dates: 1819-06-16
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from William Cragg to Andrew Aiken, 1819-07-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 60-61
Scope and Contents

Concerning longitude and enclosing a chart.

Dates: 1819-07-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from William Cragg to [Andrew Aiken], 1820-04-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 62-64
Scope and Contents

Concerning his theories on finding longitude.

Dates: 1820-04-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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